La Costa Canyon rallied from a seemingly insurmountable deficit for a 10-inning, 8-7 Open Division victory over Cathedral Catholic on the first day of the Lions Tournament on April 15.
Torrey Pines softball advanced to the semifinals of the Falcon-Fiesta Tournament as the Falcons defeated Escondido 6-1 on April 5.
San Dieguito Academy and Canyon Crest Academy girls softball teams took the field for the 2nd annual “SDUHSD Academy BATtle” March 30. The teams played for the coveted “Academy Bat,” a trophy that the winning team gets to keep at their school until the next season.
The Canyon Crest boys and the La Costa Canyon girls won their respective divisions in the Sundevil Invitational held March 30 at Mt. Carmel High School, one of the section's premier annual in-season events.
La Costa Canyon complete a three-game Avocado League West sweep of Torrey Pines with a 9-0 victory on March 29.
Seventeen-year-old Tegan Preston, born in Melbourne, Australia and now nearly a decade into life as a resident of the Encinitas/Carlsbad area (after a brief stint in San Jose) is a success story on all sorts of levels in her adopted country.
For perennial San Diego power La Costa Canyon the 2019 girls’ lacrosse season represents all kinds of new territory.
Always one of the prominent early season track & field events on the high school calendar, the Saturday, March 23, 40th annual Asics/Mt. Carmel Invitational added to its reputation.
Canyon Crest Academy defeated Rancho Bernardo 4-1 in a North County Tournament game on March 15.
Eighteen teams and nearly 1,500 competitors took part in the 25th annual Falcon Relays hosted by Torrey Pines High School Saturday, March 16, at Ed Burke Stadium.
The Torrey Pines Falcons opened their exciting lacrosse season with a 22-6 win over the Carlsbad Lancers at Ed Burke Stadium on Friday night, March 8. They followed up on Saturday, March 9, with a 13-8 victory over Loyola.
Since the CIF established an Open Division bracket for boys lacrosse in 2013, four of the six championships have been won by either Torrey Pines or La Costa Canyon (two apiece).
La Costa Canyon won the Hilltop Tournament championship with a 5-2 victory over Rancho Bernardo in the March 1 title game. Ross Goldschlag pitched a seven-hitter in which he gave up two runs (both unearned) on seven hits and one walk.
The Torrey Pines High School men’s basketball team won its first San Diego Section championship in seven years as the Falcons defeated Foothills Christian 51-47 in the CIF Open Division Championship game on Feb. 23.
Spencer Jones earned a reputation as a hitter — a big, strong lefty with a beautiful stroke, power and speed.
Torrey Pines, Cathedral Catholic swept open division crowns.
The seeds for Friday night’s, 1-0, Carlsbad victory over Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) in the CIF Girls Open Division Soccer championship game at Mission Bay High School were sown just over a year ago.
Winning for the 12th time in its last 13 outings, the La Costa Canyon girls basketball team is now heading back to the CIF Division I championship game for the first time since 2016 and looking for its first section title since 2011.
One step from the promised land. That’s where the Carlsbad girls soccer team stands after overcoming the weather and an early setback to storm past West Hills, 4-1, in Wednesday night’s CIF Open Division semi-final on their home field.
The top-seeded Torrey Pines High School boys soccer team survived an upset bid in the CIF Open Division quarterfinals on Feb. 12, defeating eighth-seed La Costa Canyon in a 1-1 match that came down to penalty kicks.
Nine North Coast hoops teams still alive.
A potential all-North County final is looming in the CIF Girls Open Division Soccer playoffs with the North Coast represented on both sides of the bracket in Wednesday’s (Feb. 20) semi-finals
Torrey Pines will host Scripps Ranch in Tuesday semi-final.
La Costa Canyon senior Kristy Clanton will be playing for the Lakers next year. No, she won’t be running with LeBron but will be part of a squad that has every bit the championship pedigree of its namesake in Los Angeles.
Carlsbad scored a 2-0 victory and clinched at least a tie for this year’s title as well as back-to-back West championships for the Lancers.
Carlsbad and Cathedral Catholic, Nos. 4 and 6 respectively in the Union-Tribune’s pre-season rankings, both CIF Open Division participants last season and possessing similar expectations this year, squared off in Cathedral’s Manchester Stadium Wednesday afternoon.
Torrey Pines defeated San Marcos 77-71 in overtime in a Game on Challenge tournament championship game on Nov. 24.
Team California, comprised of junior golfers from Southern California playing out of Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, won the seventh PGA Jr. League Championship on Monday, Nov. 19, beating a squad from Minnesota 7½-4 ½ at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. The golfers for California, who were...
Torrey Pines defeated Poway 74-59 in a nonleague Game On Challenge tournament game on Nov. 15.
In the National Basketball Association, a quadruple double occurs when a player reaches double figures in four different statistical categories. Saturday, Nov. 17, the La Costa Canyon cross country team recorded a quadruple double of its own and the Maverick version may just be more impressive.
Top-seeded Torrey Pines bounced back from a 10-point deficit to defeat No. 4 San Marcos 25-28 in a San Diego Section Open Division semifinal playoff game on Nov. 9.
In a prelude to this week’s CIF Championships, the La Costa Canyon girls and boys cross country teams demonstrated that they are primed and ready for the section races by breezing past a solid group of competitors while defending their Avocado West League titles last Saturday (Nov. 10).
Another year, another San Diego Section Open Division championship for Torrey Pines girls volleyball.
With the cross country “championship season” fast approaching, Schroeder and Pueschel shared thoughts about their unique roles and the pressure that comes with them.
Torrey Pines jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as the Falcons extended their unbeaten season with a 38-0 Avocado League victory over La Costa Canyon on Oct. 26.
The No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines football team clinched the 2018 Avocado West League crown and completed an undefeated regular season with a 38-0 shellacking of No. 7 host La Costa Canyon Friday night.
On a near perfect day at San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club, the Canyon Crest girls tennis team capped a near perfect season Thursday, Oct. 25,dominating a very good San Dieguito squad, 15-3, to win its first-ever CIF Open Division Championship.
The situation was hauntingly familiar Saturday night. A talented La Costa Canyon girls volleyball team that came in 25-9 and seeded third in the CIF Open Division playoffs let a 2-1 lead slip away and with it their first round match-up with No. 6 Bishop’s, 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 18-25, 25-23, 15-12).
Max Bingham had a game for the ages as Torrey Pines extended its unbeaten season with a 71-41 victory over Oceanside in an Avocado League game on Oct. 19.
If you’re going to turn off the television, get off your couch and check out some high school football on a Friday night, this is the week to do it on the North Coast.
Torrey Pines defeated San Marcos 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-15) in an Avocado League West match on Oct. 11.
Meet La Costa Canyon senior Gavin Simmons. A three-year starter in goal for the Maverick boys’ water polo team, he’ll also be returning this winter as the first string goalkeeper for the boys’ soccer squad, CIF Open Division runner-up in 2018.
Torrey Pines ran into a formidable defense and lived to tell about it. The Falcons countered with some tough defense of their own in a 13-7 Avocado League victory over Mission Hills on Oct. 5.
Is it possible for a team to play too well to reach its goal? The way the San Dieguito Academy (SDA) girls tennis team is performing this fall, it just might get a chance to find out.
The drama was missing but the result was the same as the No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines girls volleyball team knocked off No. 3 La Costa Canyon for the second time in two weeks, prevailing, 3-1 (25-16, 25-18, 20-25, 25-14), at home last Thursday.
With the opening week of the 2018 Avocado West League field hockey schedule in the books, there’s no convincing reason that defending champion Torrey Pines shouldn’t be regarded as the favorite to repeat its 2017 title run.
La Costa Canyon came from behind to defeat Canyon Crest Academy 3-2 (21-25, 25-21, 18-25, 25-20, 15-7) in an Avocado League West match on Sept. 25.
Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-11) in an Avocado League West match on Sept. 22.
It began as a match that appeared to pair two field hockey teams heading in different directions. But after visiting Canyon Crest edged San Dieguito, 1-0, on a late goal Tuesday afternoon, it seemed the two opponents might have more in common than their records indicated.
With the distances expanding to three miles for the boys and 2.75 miles for girls, North Coast runners starred in Saturday’s Mt. Carmel Invitational at Morley Field, the first major test of the local prep cross country season.